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Increase Funding To Eliminate Infant HIV, Group Tells FG

G overnment has been urged to increase funding and support People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and partners working on HIV awareness in line with the global campaign for safer motherhood and HIV-free babies. Making the call recently, was Mrs. Kadiri Oluseyi, Executive Director, Centre for Positive Health Organisation, Lagos State under the platform of Abidjan – Lagos – Corridor who further canvassed for elimination of stigma for People Living With HIV/AIDS. According to her, support from government through increased funding and access to anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs will help to ameliorate the challlenges of PLWHA, especially pregnant mothers and help in the elimination of  Mother-To- Child- Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV. Oluseyi spoke when members of Journalists Alliance for Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV in Nigeria (JAPiN), Lagos state Chapter made special investigative visit to the office of Abijan-Lagos Corridor O